There are a lot of attractions within Gua Kelam. Among them is a gallery developed by State Forestry Department to exhibit artifact collection, usage and historical materials regarding tin ore mining.
The remnants of the tin mine operation within the cave.
As you make your way through the cave, the whispers of a swirling dark subterranean stream, together with the squeaking bats and dripping water from the stalactites, form a concerto of natural sounds. It sounds a bit spooky, but adds to the mystery of a cave that was was once the home of Stone Age men.
The variety of animals such as bat, snake, spider, variety insect and others can
will scare you inside this cave.
In addition a mini train has 10 coaches with a passenger capacity of 20 persons is also available to consumers. This train ride takes about 30 minutes for a distance of trips by 400 meters.
The ride has been constructed from the Visitor Centre and Mining Museum
Display area to take visitors through a man-made tunnel into the upper levels of
this cave. The visitors also had the opportunity to see the runway trolleys
constructed from iron ore and timber and is used to compile the path of rocks by
Even the construction of the gate by boss-boss of mine concession
boundary marking is also found in this cave.
The roomy dry upper levels of Gua Kelam 2 are open to tourist visitors.
The upper level caves of Gua Kelam 2 are large and roomy and bear many reminders
of the former tin mining activities within the cave (e.g. wooden joists, posts
and walkways, metal wires, pipes and anchor points).
Miners have also left there
own marks in the caves in the form of graffiti. The miners were almost entirely
Chinese and this is reflected in the Chinese writings and drawings to be found
on the cave walls.
The upper levels of Gua Kelam 2 contain a variety of
creatures. These wasps were building a new nest near the entrance tunnel and one
could find lots of millipedes on the floor of the main caves.
For the more adventurous visitor, arrangements can
be made to traverse the lower level river cave at Gua Kelam 2. This involves a
steep incline followed by a vertical pitch of around 7 meters by fixed vertical
ladder that brings you into the active river passage.
Visits cannot be made in wet weather as the cave is subject to flooding. The
visitor is also required to negotiate deep pools and uneven cave floor and a
variety of mining debris, including old pipes, metal railway tubs, and lots of
wooden joists and posts.